Course Outlines

Preventive Maintenance — HDTT 1212

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 4.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 2.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers the importance and proper procedures of preventive maintenance and inspection schedules used for various types of heavy trucks and their applications. Students learn to perform inspections according to the standards of the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) This course also offers the opportunity to participate in taking the test for certified inspector through the state of Minnesota. Prerequisites: None
  2. Course Effective Dates: 3/22/98 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. adjust auto-slack adjusters manually
    2. adjust clutch
    3. adjust s-cam brakes
    4. bleed luberfiner oil filter
    5. change cooling system filter
    6. change dry-type air filter
    7. change engine fuel filter(s)
    8. change engine oil
    9. change engine oil filter(s)
    10. change luberfiner oil filter
    11. check air cleaner restriction
    12. check auto-slack brake adjustment
    13. check brake adjustment
    14. check differential lube level
    15. check manual steering sector lube level
    16. check power steering lube level
    17. check steering axle lube/hub levels
    18. check transmission lube level
    19. describe air induction system inspection
    20. describe air system inspection
    21. describe brake system inspection
    22. describe cab inspection
    23. describe cooling system inspection
    24. describe differential inspection
    25. describe electrical system inspection
    26. describe engine inspection
    27. describe exhaust system inspection
    28. describe fifth wheel inspection
    29. describe frame inspection
    30. describe greasing techniques
    31. describe heating system inspection
    32. describe king pin inspection
    33. describe lubrication inspection
    34. describe new truck inspection
    35. describe rear suspension inspection
    36. describe steering axle inspection
    37. describe steering axle suspension insp.
    38. describe tie rod inspection
    39. describe tire inspection
    40. describe trailer body inspection
    41. describe transmission inspection
    42. develop a inspection
    43. develop b inspection
    44. develop c inspection
    45. develop d inspection
    46. identify all grease fitting areas
    47. identify p. m. intervals
    48. identify p.m. applications
    49. identify preventive maintenance purposes
    50. identify trailer brake inspection
    51. identify trailer electrical inspection
    52. identify trailer frame inspection
    53. identify trailer suspension inspection
    54. inspect brake shoes
    55. perform a inspection
    56. perform b inspection
    57. perform c inspection
    58. perform d inspection
    59. perform safety equipment inspection
    60. test anti-freeze strength
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted